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ICA Video

Overview
Works: 225 works in 739 publications in 1 language and 3,305 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Educational films  Internet videos  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction films  Filmed interviews  Short films  Biography 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about ICA Video
Publications by ICA Video
Most widely held works by ICA Video
A portrait of Maya Angelou by Bill D Moyers( visu )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Maya Angelou discusses writing through the black experience, the human spirit in adversity, and prose and poetry readings
Wole Soyinka by Wole Soyinka( visu )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 162 libraries worldwide
The 1986 Nobel Prize winner for literature, Nigerian author and political activist Wole Soyinka lectures on creative traditions and the "climates of terror" in which they are born. He talks about the growth of contemporary African cultural self-awareness and the birth of a new literary fraternity
Margaret Atwood by Margaret Atwood( visu )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Margaret Atwood talks with Hermione Lee about themes of women "breaking out," literature informed by fairy tales, visual imagery as inspiration, mythology in contemporary literature, comparing the short story with the novel, autobiography as source material, writing as a woman from the male point of view, and using humor
Nadine Gordimer by Nadine Gordimer( visu )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Discusses finding a language to describe Africa's landscapes, how to end a book, comparing the novel with the short story, writing at home versus writing in exile, motives for writing a political novel, and South African black consciousness movement
Toni Morrison by Mötley Crüe (Musical group)( visu )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Morrison discusses how to define oneself as a writer, how Black American literature has developed, politics in writing, and her characterisation and style
Salman Rushdie by Elisa Mantin( visu )
19 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 87 libraries worldwide
A discussion which covers background to The Satanic verses; themes of divided selves; the irony of an Indian being viewed as representative of English culture; the nature of the city as metaphor; writing dialogue; writing from the experience of duality of uprootedness; and Black voices "describing back" in their literature
Harold Pinter with Benedict Nightingale by Harold Pinter( visu )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Harold Pinter discusses his work in the theatre with particular reference to his violent and disturbing play "One for the road" which investigates torture in totalitarian regimes
Writers talk : Robertson Davies with Edward Blishen by Robertson Davies( visu )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
A discussion which covers socialist realism in the African novel; use of ghosts as representations of nightmares; second generation of African writers and their relationship with the first; using style as distancing factor from experience; differences in language between the novel and the short story; and using literature to face wounds
Chinua Achebe African Literature as Celebration by Chinua Achebe( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Chinua Achebe discusses his work and life with Farah Nuruddin
Writing for children by Robert Leeson( visu )
10 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Five writers, Robert Leeson, Maurice Sendak, Gillian Avery, Penelope Farmer, and Jill Paton Walsh, talk about their work and a group of seven year-olds talk about how they choose what to read
Gloria Naylor by Gloria Naylor( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Gloria Naylor, writer, speaks on the influence of other black women writers, the influence of a southern background, early involvement with religion, learning to articulate one's experience, writing in different voices, and writing to explore one's beliefs
Writers talk : Dannie Abse with Elaine Feinstein ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Topics discussed in the interview: --Influence of Dylan Thomas. --Fifties' English poetry. --Sixties' American poetry. --Development of metaphor. --Political responsibility. --Welsh and Jewish heritage
Allen Ginsberg with R.D. Laing by Allen Ginsberg( visu )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 59 libraries worldwide
R.D. Laing and the poet Allen Ginsberg discuss Ginsberg's life and work. Ginsberg reads and sings a selection of his poems
Maurice Sendak with Paul Vaughan by Maurice Sendak( visu )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Maurice Sendak discusses his work and the sources of inspiration of some of his characters
Tom Wolfe by ICA Video( visu )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Tom Wolfe talks with Peter York about the birth of "new journalism"; experimental literature in the United States; art, architecture and the critic; comparing the novel with journalism; using journalistic techniques in the novel; post-modernism in American literature; the effect of the metropolis on contemporary culture; and the neo-conservative movement
Angela Carter by Angela Carter( visu )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
A conversation with Angela Carter, one of our most imaginative and provocative writers. Her stories and novels mingle history, fiction, invention and comedy. Her dream worlds of baroque grandeur and gothic, fairy-tale horror, her visions of the alienated wreckage of a future world have influenced a whole generation of fellow writers
Marge Piercy by Marge Piercy( visu )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Discusses writing about history, selecting a period about which to write, research, coping with writer's block, documenting women's history, motives for telling stories, sexism in language, and writing as consciuosness raising
John Updike in his own words by John Updike( visu )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
John Updike discusses his life and work with writer Claire Tomalin
Joseph Heller with Michael Kustow by Joseph Heller( visu )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
The ultimate anti-war novel, Joseph Heller's first book Catch 22, completed in 1961, sold 8 million copies and has become a modern classic. Recent works include Something Happened and Good as Gold. Here he talks with Channel Four Television's commissioning editor for the arts, Michael Kustow, about his life and his latest novel, God Knows
 
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Alternative Names
ICA Video
Institute of Contemporary Arts (London, England) Video
Institute of Contemporary Arts Video
Languages
English (168)
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